I haven't really heard of the loc method but tried something like that first made my hair wet, then put oil on it and then conditioner. And then gel. Have had a few compliments that it looked so good. It pretty much recovered my hair and made it a lot less dry.
3a/b cherub curls, normal porosity, low/medium density. medium/fine width.
CG since September 2012
and curly-hairlover since forever.